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Pod Wawelem

#79 of 1,100 Restaurants in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence
Stare Miasto
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
As featured in One Day in Krakow and 2 other guides
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ul. Sw. Gertrudy 26 | krakow, Krakow 31-048, Poland
+48 12 421 23 36
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We almost didn't go in due to the long line. Good thing we prevailed. I felt I found good, real Polish food. I had beef pancakes and a tiramisu. My husband did not like his chicken dish. But the atmosphere and the feeling of being at a very Polish scene made us both very happy. We loved watching the beer... More 

Thank sandyahd1
Southampton, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed our meal here - generous servings of traditional polish food. It does get very busy - so best to go early. Unfortunately they had run out of pierogi when we visited so only 4/5 from me.

Thank AndyKos
Baia Mare, Romania
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very good restaurant, with live music, right near the Wawel Castle. The personal is very polite and the food is ready to eat in 20 minutes. I liked wery much the duck ang grilled cicken. They have very large glases for the beer ! I was here two times and i will return!

Thank Maria P
Brisbane, Australia
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent stop for quick and affordable (and huge) polish meals. Definitely don't need an entree here. I only rated it 4, not 5, simply because I thought you could probably get similar offerings at other locations and my 5s are for exceptional places. Still a great place and one is recommend.

Thank SP_Brisbane
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

5 of us visited here last night on a hostels recommendation. We are so glad we listened! I had the Officers Platter, and there was ample food! All cooked excellently, and so tasty! Jugs of beer went down a treat, too. Paulina our waitress was excellent, recommending wines and food to choose, and even threw in a few shots at... More 

Thank Grant H
Laren, The Netherlands
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for a family meal - " young adult " kids - and had a great time. Relaxed pub atmosphere, large portions of simple meat focused dishes that put a smile on the faces at our table. Great drinking too with litre steins if you are the thirsty type. A live trio came in and out playing traditional music... More 

Thank ItsJCB
Jessheim, Norway
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on a familytrip and was recomended this restaurant by a local taxidriver. A polish restaurant with traditional polish food. Nice prices and good food. Large portions!

Thank klaberge
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spotted this restaurant while out for evening stroll. Looked so pretty all lit up and could hear some cheerful oompah type music! Queue was out the door while people waited for a table. Obviously popular place so we went back earlier next evening so as to get a table.We weren't disappointed! Food absolutely delicious and be warned the portions are... More 

Thank lovewilf
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most popular restaurants in Krakow, or at least at TripAdvisor. I must admit was not that great as I expected. However, quite big inside and outside, well located and with a fast service.

Thank estorde
Preston, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly I am at a loss to understand the rave reviews. Myself and my wife visted this place and were totally underwhelmed. Agreed the portions are large, however the main ingredient of all the dishes seems to be cabbage of differing colours!. The food is bland in taste, with little in the way of presentation, it seems to have the... More 

Thank Mike T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul. Sw. Gertrudy 26 | krakow, Krakow 31-048, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Krakow>  > Stare Miasto
  • Neighborhood: Stare Miasto
  • Phone Number: +48 12 421 23 36

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?